In the martial arts scene, Free Fight, or Mixed Martial Arts (No Holds Barred Fighting), is becoming more and more popular. With a few exceptions, all the various techniques of striking, punching, kicking, throwing, levering and groundwork from all the different types of martial arts are allowed in Free Fight. For anyone who wants to be successful in fighting, it is absolutely necessary that they have a good understanding of fighting when standing (e.g., Muay Thai or Kickboxing), as well as ground fighting (e.g., Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or Luta Livre).
Christian Braun, an experienced expert in martial arts, shows you a realistic way to maintain and improve your chances in Free Fight. Besides explaining fighting techniques for the various reach distances, the
transition from standing to groundwork, as well as ground techniques, are covered. The author also reveals how to break out of various holds.
In Free Fight, you have a standard, yet challenging, textbook from martial arts authority Christian Braun, in which all the techniques are comprehensively covered, step by step in 1,300 photos that show the correct execution of all the illustrated techniques covered by fighters of all disciplines and levels without a problem.
Christian Braun has been practicing various forms of martial arts since 1982. He has developed his own Martial Arts style (Open Mind Combat), and he is a Grand Master in Ju-Jitsu (7th Dan), Ju-Jutsu (5th Dan), JJ-Instructor and holds a Trainer ‘B’ License. He is also the holder of further Master titles in traditional Ju-Jutsu systems. For several years, he has instructed national courses for the German Ju-Jutsu Association and he is the technical director for Combat Ju-Jitsu in Germany.